Arthur Thomas

Obituary of Arthur Willis Thomas

Mr. Arthur Willis “Buddy” Thomas, age 82 a resident of Auburndale, Florida passed away Saturday, January 15, 2022 at Lakeland Regional surrounded by his family. Mr. Thomas was born November 25, 1939 in Windermere, Florida to Arthur Cecil and Florence Marie (Waters) Thomas. Arthur was an Auburndale resident since 2010 coming from Orange County, Florida where he was a lifetime resident.  He was a retired Truck Driver and Boilermaker for different type companies. He was a past member of the Central Florida Cruise Club, enjoyed boating and spending time with his family. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister – Martha Tilley. Arthur is survived by his loving family, wife of 58 years – Martha Thomas of Auburndale, Florida; 2 sons – Heath Thomas and wife Rene of Auburndale, Florida and Clint Thomas and wife Brandy of Cape Coral, Florida; 2 brothers – Donald Thomas and wife Sharon of Boynton Beach, Florida and Douglas Thomas of Orlando, Florida; 4 grandchildren – Heather, Holly, Carly and Caity; 2 nephews – Scott and Shaun; 2 nieces – Stephanie and Amy. A private family gathering will be held. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations in Mr. Thomas‘s name to; The Russell House, 510 Holden Avenue, Orlando, Florida 32839.     

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